Closalve 0.05% Cream 30gm

30g Cream in Tube
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Clobetasol(0.05 %)
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Medical Description

Closalve 0.05% Cream 30gm composition includes clobetasol, which is a steroid used for local applications for itching in skin conditions like eczema, psoriasis and allergies.

Uses of Closalve 0.05 %

  • Various skin conditions such as eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis and itching
  • Skin complaints like redness, swelling, burning sensation and pain

Contraindications of Closalve 0.05 %

  • on children under 1 year of age
  • Allergic reaction to this medicine
  • Acne
  • Rosacea (severe flushing of skin on and around your nose)
  • Perioral dermatitis (spotty red rash around your mouth)
  • Itching around your anus or genitals
  • Infected skin

Side effects of Closalve 0.05 %

  • Common side effects of Closalve 0.05% Cream 30gm include thinning of the skin, stretch marks, dry skin, acne, hair loss, burning, itching, skin irritation
  • Prolonged use may result in weight gain, swelling of face, lips and eyelids, severe skin irritation, sleep disturbances and mood changes. It may also cause slow growth in children

Precautions and Warnings of Closalve 0.05 %



Can I use the medicine during pregnancy?
No, it cannot be used during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Can I use the medicine while breastfeeding?
The cream can be used locally, but not on the breast area.


Can I drive if I have use the medicine?
Yes, you can drive.


Can I consume alcohol with the medicine?
Yes, you may drink alcohol.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You wish to give this medicine to a child for more than 5 days
  • You would like to use this medicine for more than 4 weeks

Mode of Action of Closalve 0.05 %

How Does It Work?

Closalve 0.05% Cream 30gm dosage decreases the chemical actions in the body that leads to itching and swelling, thereby reducing the itching in skin conditions.

Directions for Use of Closalve 0.05 %

  • Always follow the instructions mentioned on the package
  • Use as per your doctor's instructions

Interactions of Closalve 0.05 %

Interactions with other medicines

Inform your doctor about the prescription and non-prescription medicines that you are taking, especially ritonavir & itraconazole, before starting this medicine.

Interactions with food items

No known interaction with food.

Other general Interactions

There is limited information available.

Storage and disposal of Closalve 0.05 %

  • Keep it tightly closed in its container in a clean and dry place
  • Keep out of sight and reach of children

Dosage of Closalve 0.05 %


Seek immediate medical help in case of overdose. Symptoms may include skin thinning, easy bruising, increased acne or facial hair, and menstrual problems.

Missed a Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is nearly the time for the next dose, then continue with it and skip the missed dose. Do not take a double dose to compensate.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can I use Closalve 0.05% Cream 30gm on children?

A: This cream should not be used on children under 1 year of age. For children over 1 year, the medication should not normally last more than 5 days unless suggested by the doctor.

Q: When will my skin get better?

A: Your skin will begin to get better after you have used the cream for a few days. You may need to use it for a couple of weeks.

Q: Is there any specific food that I must avoid?

A: No, you can very well eat your regular food.

Q: Can steroids make eczema condition worse?

A: If you feel the condition starting to get worse, inform your doctor immediately.

Q: What do I discuss with my doctor before using Closalve 0.05% Cream 30gm?

A: You should inform your detailed medical and surgical history. Inform in case you are a diabetic or have any skin infections, are pregnant, breastfeeding or planning to get pregnant.
Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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